Wednesday 27 AUG 2003

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Notes on significant weather not yet written

Significant rainfall, strong winds, strong wind gusts and abnormally high and low temperatures for this day are given below. Descriptions of significant weather events are added here when time permits and reliable information is available. This is sometimes well after the event!

National weather extremes for today

Data provided by the Bureau of Meteorology

Records set this day: (none known)

Quality control note: Data is final. It includes late-received rainfall data and has been subject to BoM quality control checks.
Data is as received at 13:38EST, 03/03/2004.

Weather observations for today
Noteworthy  Weather         Capital  Cities         Regional  Cities       Alpine  Stations
Bureau of Meteorology Rainfall Bulletins and Weather Notes

Hottest
Highest maximum temperature>Greatest variation above normal maximum Highest minimum temperatureGreatest variation above normal minimum

37.3 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
36.8 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
36.1 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
35.8 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
35.8 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
35.8 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT

+6.5   29.4 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+6.0   28.2 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
+5.4   27.3 KALBARRI Central West WA
+5.0   35.8 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
+5.0   35.6 MANDORA E Pilbara WA

26.0 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
25.9 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
25.7 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
25.2 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.0 POINT FAWCETT Islands ISL

+11.0   25.9 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
+8.8   22.4 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
+8.0   20.9 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
+7.5   23.6 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
+6.9   26.0 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT

Coldest
Lowest maximum temperatureGreatest variation below normal maximum Lowest minimum temperatureGreatest variation below normal minimum

-2.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
0.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
0.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-7.4   19.9 ALI CURUNG N Plateau NT
-5.8   19.2 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
-4.9   24.6 BRUNETTE DOWNS N Plateau NT
-4.9   22.6 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
-4.9   20.0 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT

-6.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-6.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.1   -2.4 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
-6.4   0.1 THREE RIVERS E Gascoyne WA
-6.1   0.2 EYRE Eucla WA
-5.6   1.0 KULGERA N Plateau NT
-5.2   0.0 NAREMBEEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.2   0.0 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA

Wettest Major City Extremes
Todays highest rainfall totals for the 24 hours to 9am. It includes the top 5 totals nationally followed by all reported falls of 50mm or more.

138.6 TAHUNE RESERVE W Coast TAS
136.8 ARVE VALLEY (ARVE ROAD) W Coast TAS
47.6 SANDY HOLLOW (GOULBURN DRIVE) Hunter Valley NSW
36.0 RUSHY LAGOON (CAPE PORTLAND ROAD) E Coast TAS
27.0 PENOLA (ANDABAGO) Lower SE SA

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Lower SE
27.0 PENOLA (ANDABAGO)

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Hunter Valley
47.6 SANDY HOLLOW (GOULBURN DRIVE)

TASMANIA
    E Coast
36.0 RUSHY LAGOON (CAPE PORTLAND ROAD)
    W Coast
138.6 TAHUNE RESERVE
136.8 ARVE VALLEY (ARVE ROAD)

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 34.8 +4.5 17.1 +2.1 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 21.2 +2.8 5.9 -2.1 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.1 +2.1 4.3 -3.1 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 20.2 +1.8 5.2 -0.3 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.5 +3.2 22.5 +2.0 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 19.2 -3.3 6.1 +0.1 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.9 -0.6 6.1 -2.1 1.6
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.3 +2.3 4.6 -0.8 2.0
CAIRNS AERO 27.5 +1.0 19.4 +2.0 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.4 +1.4 17.3 +2.6 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.9 +1.2 11.1 +0.5 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 23.8 +1.3 2.1 -4.3 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 23.8 6.6 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 10.3 3.0 1.4
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.7 -1.0 5.9 -2.3 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 16.3 -1.7 7.6 -1.6 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 18.5 +0.8 7.7 -1.2 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 18.7 +0.2 4.2 -2.6 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 17.3 -0.9 9.0 +0.2 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 13.7 +0.8 -2.2 -3.1 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 11.7 -2.7 0.1 -3.5 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 16.0 -1.1 3.5 -1.8 0.2
EAST SALE AIRPORT 13.7 -1.3 4.1 0.0 0.2
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.1 +1.2 8.2 +1.6 0.8
LAVERTON RAAF 15.0 +0.2 5.2 -0.2 2.2
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.9 +0.5 1.7 -2.0 2.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 11.8 -0.2 -0.8 -3.8 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 12.0 -1.0 3.9 -1.3 0.0

Downpours Gales & Gusts
High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less. Highest wind gusts above 89km/h (storm force) or mean wind above 62km/h (gale force). Wind direction and mean windspeed shown in brackets.
None reported

TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 87(310/ 65 ) at 20:20
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 85(260/ 67 ) at 21:00